Back Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. S/Sgt. Floyd L. Deaton, Waist Gunner
  2. S/Sgt. Robert J. Shearer, Togglier
  3. S/Sgt. Frank M. Hippard, Ball Turret
  4. S/Sgt. Rufus Melson, Tail Gunner
  5. T/Sgt. Reginal Proctor, Radio

Front Row (viewer's left to right):

  1. 2nd Lt. William O. Parker, Navigator
  2. 2nd Lt. Earl K. Hoyne, Co-Pilot
  3. 2nd Lt. Albert J. Stockman, Pilot
  4. T/Sgt. Jesse Belcher, Engineer


  1. Original Bombardier Lt. Charles Wilber transferred to a lead crew after arrival at Nuthampstead in September.
  2. Input requested on date or month of photo.


  1. Aircraft in photo: Unknown
  2. Photo Date: unknown, possibly end September / early October 1944
  3. Photo Location: Nuthampstead
  4. Photo Reference No. Stock 01
  5. Information compiled by UK Friends of the 398th with thanks to William "Bill" Parker.
  6. If you would like to add information about this photograph, please contact our Crew Photos Coordinator. Please mention the title and photograph date.

See also:

  1. William Parker, 398th Navigator - 603rd Squadron Video Interview (58m 33s)